Director of Product Design

  • 260 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Negotiatus is the fastest and easiest way to purchase, manage spend, and submit payment across all of a business’ vendors. Our platform oversees tens of thousands of orders per month, many millions in spend, and thousands of users. We’ve grown quickly since our founding in 2016 with the help of great investors and customers. We intend to scale massively over the next few years. 

Job Description

You’ll be responsible for leading the design organization, building out a plan to scale the team and put it into action as we drastically increase resources across Product and Engineering. You’ll report to our VP of Product with high levels of autonomy:

  • Lead the design practice at Negotiatus through best-practices, attention to detail, and sometimes unconventional thinking, to ensure impact

  • Hire, manage, and grow leaders within the design team, setting them up for success through mentorship and coaching

  • Provide context, support and guidance as the team works toward our business objectives — you will inspire, not merely direct

  • Oversee all facets of product design for the company (UX, UI, UXR) and maintain a consistently high bar of quality for their work

  • Guide your team and colleagues through all phases of the design process including: distilling data and research insights, leading group ideation sessions, conducting design reviews, and providing design support through final implementation

  • Work closely with other functional leaders in product, engineering, and research to prioritize, plan, and track product initiatives and outcomes

  • Communicate progress and key updates with other teams, partners, and leadership on a regular basis

  • Foster highly collaborative working relationships between the design team and members of product, engineering, and marketing teams to deliver a seamless, unified experience to our customers

  • Always be a vocal advocate for our customers and possess a strong understanding of how data and qualitative research inform building outstanding products


  • 6+ years experience spanning both B2C and B2B focused tech or media companies, fintech experience a plus

  • Experience managing design teams, helping them set and achieve career goals 

  • Experience leading design teams through redesign efforts of an existing UI/UX in a mature product

  • Experience with a variety of design subdisciplines and deliverables including style guides, UI kit, design system development; animation; illustration; iconography; usability testing 

  • Expert knowledge of user research, UX and product design methods and practices

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, agile environment

  • A track record of great collaboration with creative, product, and engineering teams

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills 

Additional Information


  • A competitive compensation package as well as stock options

  • Robust medical, dental, vision, and wellness benefits

  • Flexible time off and remote work policies

  • Employer-sponsored 401(k)